Valley arena adds changing tables for adults with disabilities

image7

Taylor Kinnerup, KTAR 92.3 FM | June 10, 2019

 Gila River Arena in Glendale is the first arena in the state to update its bathrooms to include universal changing stations that can accommodate the weight of adults with disabilities. “Honestly it’s just a dream come true for families like mine who now can bring our children or adults with disabilities out into the community,” said Nicole Anderson with Dignified Changes.

Public places in AZ start adding adult changing tables in family restrooms

image8

May 29, 2019 |  3TV and CBS 5
A grassroots group pushed for more adult changing tables in Arizona public restrooms. Then Gov. Doug Ducey made it a law. Now, before it even takes effect, places in Arizona are making "Dignified Changes."

Gov. Ducey OKs Arizona law on adult-accessible changing tables

image9

Associated Press |  May 8, 2019
Arizona Gov. Doug Ducey has signed legislation requiring new or renovated government restrooms to have adult-accessible changing tables. The legislation championed by Democratic Rep. Richard Andrade of Glendale is intended to allow caregivers of disabled adults a dignified way to change their diapers.

Arizona House Democrats Video on Twitter

image10

Arizona House Democrats‏ | May 1, 2019

 #DignifiedChanges co-founders share feelings after the passage of HB2113, a S/E bill that now requires public restrooms to have adult changing tables. Thank you for bringing your problem to us, and Rep. @RichforRepLD29 for getting this bill to the finish line.

Adult-sized changing table a basic need, say Tucson families supporting related bill

image11

Patty Machelor, Arizona Daily Star | Mar 4, 2019

Arizona Moms Group Wants Changing Stations For Babies And Adults

image12

Kathy Ritchie, KJZZ.org | Mar 4, 2019

Bill pushing changing stations for adults stalls; Sahuarita woman not giving up

image13

Jorge Encinas,  Sahuarita Sun | Mar 1, 2019

Sick of changing diapers on the bathroom floor? Arizona lawmakers hear you

image14

, Arizona Republic | Feb. 22, 2019

HHS Committee Hearing Video

image15

Hear testimony from our advocates during the 2-21-19 Health and Human Services Committee hearing. At the Arizona House of Representatives. 

Push for adult changing tables in Arizona public restrooms

image16

Aalia Shaheed, KVOA.com | Feb 11, 2019